Indian Welding Society is a Professional Body devoted to welding in India. IWS is registered on 14th March 2002 under the Society’s Act with its head quarters at New Delhi. IWS is promoted by Welding Professionals from leading Fabrication Industries, Academic & Research Institutes and progressive minded Welding Consumable & Equipment Manufacturers.
IWS has a federal structure with five Zones and Centres attached to each zone. IWS is governed by a National Governing Council elected by all members by a postal ballet system. IWS has membership of over 3600 IWS publishes a quarterly IWS JOURNAL, which is issued to its members. IWS is a founder member of Asian Welding Federation (AWF) IWS is partnering with Messe Dusseldorf India, Messe Essen, DVS (German Welding Society) in conducting International Trade Fairs and Seminars in Welding & Cutting, Thermal Spray etc. IWS is associating with IL&FS, IGNOU and other institutions for training grass root man power required for welding & fabrication industry. IWS is working with various academic institutions in conducting Degree & Diploma, Courses, Certification & Distance Learning Programs in welding.
• To promote the advancement of Welding, Cutting, Reclamation, Hard Facing and related technologies and other allied sciences which the Society may decide from time to time. To facilitate exchange of ideas, information, development work etc. amongst members; by organising lectures, workshops, seminars, symposia, conferences and development programs; publish periodicals, books, journals, and magazines; and develop software and educational programs, video films and training packages relating to the objectives of the Society. To offer flexible class room/distance learning programs in various aspects of welding & related technology that suit the requirement of various levels. To promote professional exchange of information, experience and advanced training within and among various countries across the globe.